‘Women Ahead: Be All That You Be' Women’s Forum: A Call for Action on Gender Equality beyond 2015 - Posted November 24, 2015
We, the participants of the first Commonwealth’s Women’s Forum, held in St Julian’s, Malta from 22 to 24 November 2015, applaud the Government of Malta for successfully hosting this Forum. The Women’s Forum requests the Commonwealth Heads of Government to endorse the Women’s Forum’s Outcome.
MCWO Executive Council Members Meet With The Hon. Minister Helena Dalli M.P. - Posted June 21, 2013
Left to right: Members of the MCWO Executive Council Kate Bonello Sullivan, Lilian Fiedler, Lorraine Spiteri together with The Hon. Minister Helena Dalli. Members of the Executive Council of the Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations (MCWO) recently met with the Hon. Minister for Social Dialogue, Consumer Affairs and Civil Liberties, Dr Helena Dalli at her Ministry to discuss ...
Changes to the Constitution - Third edition of the Forum tal-President - Posted April 29, 2013
On the 25th April, 2013 Ms. Renee Laiviera attended the third edition of the Forum tal-President re changes to the Constitution on behalf of the Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations. During discussion time, Ms. Laiviera stood up to highlight the fact that only one panellist referred to the need for changes to include a ...
Why do women matter in politics? - Posted March 17, 2013
MCWO Activity – Why do women matter in politics? Dar l-Ewropa, Valletta, March 2013.
May Day Valletta - Posted May 4, 2012
Ms Renee Laiviera, Chairperson MCWO, took part in a discussion on the Labour Market and Precarious Work on the occasion of 1st May 2012 celebrations organised by the Labour Party at St. George Square in Valletta. Other panel speakers included Joe Gerada, FHRD; Tony Zarb, GWU; Josef Vella, UHM; Paul Pace, MUMN; Joshua Zammit, ...
Empowering Women Against Violence - Posted April 7, 2012
Public Dialogue: Empowering Women Against Violence. Held on the occasion of International Women’s Day March 2012 at Europa House, Valletta.
Meeting with Professor Edward Scicluna, MEP - Posted December 18, 2011
On the 5th November 2011, MCWO held a meeting with Prof Edward Scicluna, MEP on the issue of maternity leave and the proposed EU directive on the matter. Present to this meeting were Prof Scicluna, Renee Laiviera, MCWO Chair, Lorraine Spiteri, Executive Council Member and Mariella Azzopardi, Financial Officer.
MCWO meet with Minister Cristina to discuss Domestic Violence - Posted December 18, 2011
The meeting with Minister Cristina took place on Friday 23 September 2011 at 3.00pm at Palazzo Ferreria. Present was also Dr Roberta Avellino. MCWO was represented by Renee Laiviera, Chair, Lorraine spiteri and Lydia Sciberras, Executive Council Members.
MCWO Visit to Parliament 2011 - Posted December 8, 2011
MCWO delegation made up of 15 members and led by the Chair Ms Renee Laiviera, paid a visit to the Speaker of the House on Tues 6 December 2011 between 6.00 and 7.30pm. The first place to visit was the Chamber where questions where being fielded by back benchers from both sides of the House. ...
Report on the Gender Equality Conference, Brussels, September 2011 - Posted October 17, 2011
Conference – “Equality between women and men” Date: 19-20/09/2011 Venue: Charlemagne building, rue de la Loi, 170 – Brussels For further details and conclusions of the Conference, click here. The conference “Equality between women and men” took place in Brussels on 19 and 20 September, 2011. The conference brought together more than 400 participants from European institutions, international organisations, Member States, ...
MCWO Public Dialogue on After School Activities - Posted March 31, 2011
MCWO Public Dialogue on ‘After School Activities’ held at Europa House, Valletta on the 22nd March.
Invitation to attend MCWO Public Dialogue on 22nd March - Posted March 14, 2011
Benefiċċji tal-Attivitajiet ta’ wara l-Iskola – Djalogu Pubbliku Fl-Okkażjoni taċ-Ċentinarju taċ-Ċelebrazzjoni tal-Jum Internazzjonali tal-Mara.
Agora Meeting in Brussels - Posted February 28, 2011
The Malta Confederation of Women’s Organisations participated in the Citizens’ Agora on Crisis and Forms of Poverty held at the European Parliament. Three workshops were organised. MCWO representatives were Ms Renee Laiviera, Chairperson and Ms Lydia Sciberras, member. NGOs working in the social field, particularly with minority groups, hailed from all over the European Union.
MCWO meeting with NCPE - Posted February 16, 2011
On the 16th February, 2011 at the invitation of the NCPE the MCWO Executive Council met with NCPE CEO Dr. Romina Bartolo and colleagues to discuss mutual concerns and possible collaboration in joint projects, in the interest of enhancing gender equality.
MCWO Fundraising at the American Embassy - Posted December 17, 2010
On December 8, members of the Malta Confederation of Women’s Organizations (MCWO) and other distinguished guests joined U.S. Ambassador Douglas Kmiec in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.